Easy Peasy Mac & Cheesey

Hiya Everyone! I have the cutest nephew in the world and he is obsessed with Mac & Cheese. This is my simple recipe for how to feed my cute baby!

Link to Mac & Cheese: https://www.cookingclassy.com/mac-and-cheese/

Photo by Ronmar Lacamiento on Pexels.com

Ingredients Needed for Mac and Cheese

  • Elbow macaroni
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Low-fat milk
  • Dry mustard
  • Garlic powder
  • Cream cheese
  • Sharp cheddar cheese
  • Mozzarella cheese

How do You Make Macaroni and Cheese?

  • Cook pasta: bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, boil pasta to al dente according to package instructions. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • Make roux: while pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan (4 quart) or medium pot melt butter over medium heat then add flour, cook 1 minute whisking constantly.
  • Make sauce: While whisking slowly pour in milk, add in mustard and garlic powder. Increase heat slightly, then bring mixture to a low boil whisking constantly.Cook pasta: bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, boil pasta to al dente according to package instructions. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • Make roux: while pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan (4 quart) or medium pot melt butter over medium heat then add flour, cook 1 minute whisking constantly.
  • Melt in cream cheese: Reduce heat to low add in cream cheese and whisk until melted.
    Melt in cheddar: Remove saucepan from heat add in the shredded cheeses half at a time, and whisk to melt.
  • Returning pan to warm heat as needed to melt fully.
  • Season sauce with salt to taste.
  • Cook pasta: bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, boil pasta to al dente according to package instructions. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • Make roux: while pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan (4 quart) or medium pot melt butter over medium heat then add flour, cook 1 minute whisking constantly.
  • Make sauce: While whisking slowly pour in milk, add in mustard and garlic powder. Increase heat slightly, then bring mixture to a low boil whisking constantly.Cook pasta: bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, boil pasta to al dente according to package instructions. Drain pasta and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  • Make roux: while pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan (4 quart) or medium pot melt butter over medium heat then add flour, cook 1 minute whisking constantly.
  • Melt in cream cheese: Reduce heat to low add in cream cheese and whisk until melted.
    Melt in cheddar: Remove saucepan from heat add in the shredded cheeses half at a time, and whisk to melt.
  • Toss pasta with cheese sauce, thin with pasta water a splash at a time as needed. Serve immediately.

Remeber Everyone! The best Mac and Cheese has all the butter!

Love Winter

Published by magicalmark

I am a single father, lover, divorcee, who is trying to win a custody battle. I have a lot of life experience, a lot of wrong choices, and a whole lot of felt

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